Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are gaining in popularity with private equity firms as an investment vehicle. Sidley Austin LLP attorneys explain what they are, who is using them, and say they entail a relatively low upfront investment, but offer a very significant upside potential and shorter investment horizon.
Private equity and venture capital investments in India crossed $8 billion in July — the highest fund infusion in a month by PE/VC funds — amid strong investment activity in infrastructure and real estate asset classes, an EY report said on Monday. According to EY’s private equity deal tracker, July 2019 recorded investments worth $8.3 billion across 106 deals against $1.8 billion in July 2018 through 70 deals.
NYC: FEBRUARY 2019 VIKASA COO CHRIS LUZINE WITH NEW INDIAN AMBASSADOR HARSH SHRINGLA: VIKASA COO, Chris Luzine, attended an event welcoming the new Indian Ambassador, Harsh Shringla, to the United States. The event provided an opportunity to highlight VIKASA’s network with influencers in international affairs. Ambassador Shringla provided key updates regarding India’s growth and development.